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Enrichment & Events

GATE Enrichment (Grades 3-8)

All identified TUSD GATE students grades 3-8 are invited to participate in GATE enrichment sessions. 

  • School Site-based Sessions: 6-7 school site-based sessions (scheduled throughout the year by school site GATE Teacher Leader Team) - logistics and delivery method will be determined by each site.
  • Each session will focus on social-emotional needs of gifted learners through a critical and/or creative thinking activity

School sites will be contacting families with more details regarding site-based enrichment sessions. 

Check out links to a sample of past session presentations and student virtual galleries below!

Mindful Mandala Session Presentation (Grades 4-5)

Virtual Gallery (Grades 4-5)

Mindful Art Session Presentation (Grades 6-8)

Virtual Gallery (Grades 6-8)

GATE Parent Webinar Series

Session #1 - Supporting Your Gifted Learner

Thursday, October 5th (5:30-6:30 PM)

Parents and guardians of identified TUSD Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) students in grades 3-8 were invited to join a virtual webinar focused on ways we can work together to support gifted learners both in the classroom and at home. 

Link to video recording:
Link to session slidedeck:

Session #2 - Enriching Gifted Minds

Monday, November 13, 2023 (5:30-6:30 PM)

This virtual webinar will focus on ways we can further enrich gifted minds. Guest speakers will also share details regarding Invention Convention and California State Seal of Civic Engagement - two unique opportunities that build on student interest, encourage innovation, and help develop changemakers and leaders. 

Session #3 - The Whole Gifted Child 

Thursday, December 7, 2023 (5:30-6:30 PM)

Parents and guardians of identified TUSD Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) students are invited to join a webinar focused on understanding and supporting the social-emotional needs of gifted learners. Guest speakers, Nancy Gutierrez and Christine Barker will also share information and resources available to TUSD families to help meet the needs of the whole gifted child. 

  • Link to video recording: (Will be posted soon. TUSD GATE Families will be emailed update once recording is available)
  • Link to session slidedeck:

Session #4 - Planning Forward, TUSD Opportunities

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 (5:30-6:30 PM)



Torrance CitiCable segment from the 2022 TUSD GATE Conference

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